The average salary for an Assistant Plant Manager/Operations is $65,242.
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Job Description for Assistant Plant Manager/Operations
Positions as assistant plant managers of operations exist in a wide variety of industries. Almost every manufacturing company has a plant and requires someone to oversee the plant's operations. Generally speaking, these jobs require at least a bachelor’s degree, though employers may prefer a master of business administration (MBA) or another post-baccalaureate degree. At least 10 years of relevant experience is also frequently required, including in supervisory roles or management positions. Emp…Read more
Assistant Plant Manager/Operations Tasks
- Supervise processes and staff to meet specified plant production goals on time and at specified quality.
- Supervise plant employees, train new employees, and enforce safety policies and procedures.
- Assist the plant manager with managing plant activities and coordinating employees.
- Maximize yields, workflow, and schedules without compromising safety or quality.
Popular Employer Salaries for Assistant Plant Manager/Operations
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Popular Skills for Assistant Plant Manager/Operations
Skills in Operations Management, People Management, Production Management and Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Assistant Plant Manager/Operations
An entry-level Assistant Plant Manager/Operations with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $56,476 based on 11 salaries. An early career Assistant Plant Manager/Operations with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,698 based on 181 salaries. A mid-career Assistant Plant Manager/Operations with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,459 based on 136 salaries. An experienced Assistant Plant Manager/Operations with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,825 based on 141 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,653.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Assistant Plant Manager/Operations in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 60.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (27.4% more) and Houston, Texas (22.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Russell Springs, Kentucky (48.8% less).
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